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Former NFL head coach Dom Capers has joined Jacksonville’s instructing workers as senior defensive assistant. He’s returning to the Jaguars two decades after his first stint with the crew. The Jags bid Capers will work carefully with defensive coordinator Todd Wash and the diversified assistants on that facet of the ball. Capers served as Jacksonville’s defensive coordinator from 1999-2000 beneath most modern executive Tom Coughlin. He used to be head coach for Carolina and Houston.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL head coach Dom Capers has joined Jacksonville’s instructing workers as senior defensive assistant, returning to the Jaguars two decades after his first stint with the crew.

The crew says Capers will work carefully with defensive coordinator Todd Wash and the diversified assistants on that facet of the ball.

Capers served as Jacksonville’s defensive coordinator from 1999-2000 beneath most modern executive Tom Coughlin.

Capers used to be the head coach of two NFL expansion teams — the Carolina Panthers (1995-98) and the Houston Texans (2002-05). Most recently, he served as Green Bay’s defensive coordinator (2009-17). He used to be out of the league closing season, but spent infinite time at Jacksonville’s apply facility.

Jaguars coach Doug Marrone says Capers “has profession experiences and accomplishments that will profit our coaches and our avid gamers. He provides a diversified standpoint and ragged presence that will most seemingly be treasured property to in the present day again us.”

The Jaguars also launched explain-kicker Kai Forbath on Tuesday. Forbath performed the final three video games of the frequent season moderately than injured starter Josh Lambo, who used to be achieve to hit free company in March.

Lambo signed a four-year, $15.5 million contract extension closing week, making Forbath expendable.

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